Smashed Peas with Ricotta Toasts

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Makes:
8 servings
Start to Finish:
30 mins
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Smashed Peas with Ricotta Toasts

Ingredients
1
16 ounce package frozen sweet peas
1
12 ounce package frozen sweet soybeans (edamame) shelled
1
tablespoon olive oil
4
2
tablespoons lemon juice
1
teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
1/2
teaspoon kosher salt
1/4
cup snipped fresh mint
1/2
1 pound baguette, sliced and toasted
1
cup ricotta cheese
 
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
 
Extra virgin olive oil

Directions

  1. In large pot cook peas and soybeans in a small amount of boiling water for 5 minutes or until tender. Drain; transfer to food processor and puree.
  2. In small skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add garlic and cook until tender, 1 to 2 minutes. Stir into pureed peas along with lemon juice, pepper, salt, and mint.
  3. Meanwhile, for ricotta toasts, spread toasted baguette slices with the ricotta cheese. Arrange on baking sheet and broil about 4 inches from heat 1 to 2 minutes or until ricotta is warm. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  4. To serve, drizzle peas with extra virgin olive oil and sprinkle with additional black pepper. Serve with smashed peas. Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts

(Smashed Peas with Ricotta Toasts)
    Per serving:
  • 274 kcal cal.,
  • 11 g fat
  • (3 g sat. fat,
  • 1 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 4 g monounsatured fat),
  • 16 mg chol.,
  • 458 mg sodium,
  • 30 g carb.,
  • 6 g fiber,
  • 5 g sugar,
  • 15 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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